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Monkey pox vaccine hoax in S/East: We started running without knowing why —Parents, pupils, teachers

THE incident that occurred on Wednesday, October 11, will remain a lasting memory in the minds of many school children, their parents and teachers in the South-East geopolitical zone for a long time. Parents and guardians had dropped their children in their various schools in their usual routine and left for their places of work for the day and had ...

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FG Confirms Three Cases Of Monkeypox Virus

    The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has confirmed three cases of monkeypox virus from the 13 suspected cases reported from Bayelsa State in September. Professor Adewole who announced this on Monday at a press conference in Abuja said the confirmation was the final report from the analysis of the samples which were taken to the World Health Organisation ...

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W.H.O Commends FG Over Emergency Responses In Northeast

The World Health Organization (W.H.O) has expressed satisfaction over the Federal Government’s health emergency responses in the northeast, describing the conditions in the region as that which has transited from emergency to a development phase. Addressing journalists in Abuja, after her visit to Borno State, the W.H.O regional director for Africa, Mrs Matshidiso Moeti, urged the government to leverage on ...

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Despite The Fear Of Monkeypox Virus, Port-Harcourt Man Kills Monkeys & Uses Them To Make Pepper Soup

  Despite the fear which the Monkeypox virus has instilled in some Nigerians especially those in the affected regions such as Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom and Rivers states, a Port-Harcourt based man identified as Vure Kingsley, seems not to be deterred as he killed and cooked some monkeys which he used in preparing pepper soup.   According to him, the meal ...

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Scarcity of yellow cards hit Lagos airport

Scarcity of the critical travel document otherwise known as yellow cards have hit the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Many intending passengers who should have travelled since Tuesday were turned back as they could not obtain the the travel document from the Port Health Services, a unit of the Mederal Ministry of Health located at the airport as the affected passengers ...

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HORROR: Lady Chops Off Neighbour’s Tongue Allegedly For Rituals In Lagos (Graphic Photos)

A lady identified as Ilerioluwa has been arrested at Ogudu, Lagos, for allegedly cutting off her neighbor, Suleman Babangida’s tongue. Incident reportedly happened last Thursday, October 5th around midnight. Ilerioluwa allegedly did it for rituals. The victim Babangida, while narrating how he was attacked, said: “It was around 11:30pm when I came back home. Then when I was about to ...

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Confirmed Case Of Monkey Pox Recorded In Akwa Ibom

The Monkey Pox epidemic, first detected in Bayelsa state, appears to have spread to neighbouring south-south states as there a confirmed case of the epidemic in Akwa Ibom state. One confirmed case has been recorded in the state, while two other suspected cases are under investigation. This latest outbreak was confirmed in a statement by the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information ...

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FRSC Officials Safely Deliver Baby Girl On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Photos)

Today, officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission took delivery of a baby girl while her mum was travelling on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. According to a statement by Route Commander Florence Okpe FRSC Public Education officer Ogun State Command, “at about1200hrs, a commercial vehicle with registration number XF 365 MKD on transit along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway drove into the FRSC ...

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Former Kaduna Governor Mukhtar Muhammad Is Dead

A former military governor of Kaduna State, Air Vice Marshal Mukhtar Muhammad (rtd), is dead. Family members of the late former governor, who hailed from Jigawa State in North-West Nigeria, confirmed his death to Channels Television on Monday.   Air Vice Marshal Mukhtar Muhammad (rtd)   According to them, Muhammad, aged 73, died on Sunday in a London hospital and ...

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